FBI Newark
Public Affairs Specialist Amy Thoreson
December 14, 2023

Reward Offered for Information in Mayushi Bhagat’s Disappearance

JERSEY CITY, NJ—The FBI Newark Field Office and the Jersey City Police Department are asking for the public’s help in solving the disappearance of a woman from Jersey City in 2019. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the location or recovery of Mayushi Bhagat.

Mayushi was last seen the evening leaving her apartment in Jersey City on April 29, 2019. She was wearing colorful pajama pants and a black t-shirt. Her family reported her missing to police on May 1, 2019. Mayushi was born in India on July 12, 1994. She was in the U.S. on an F1 student visa, studying at the New York Institute of Technology. She speaks English, Hindi, and Urdu. Detectives say she has friends in South Plainfield, New Jersey. She has brown eyes, black hair, 5’10”, and was around 155 at the time of her disappearance.

Anyone with information about Mayushi, her whereabouts or disappearance, is asked to call the FBI Newark at 973-792-3000, or the Jersey City Police Department at 855-JCP-TIPS (527-8477). They could receive a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to her location or recovery.

Mayushi Bhagat, Newark Missing Person